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1. The One Bull

The One Bull pub is in the historic heart of Bury near the Abbey Gardens. Seasonal food, award winning wines, Brewshed beers from our own craft brewery and great hospitality. Part of the local and proudly independent Gusto Pronto family. Open Tuesday-Sunday.

The One Bull
The One Bull


01284 848220


25 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1UZ

@theonebullbury (Twitter & Insta) / @theonebull (Facebook)

2. District 1 Salon

We pride ourselves on being an Eco-friendly salon with the ultimate goal of enhancing your natural beauty.

Nail Extensions & Enhancement - Gel Colour - Dipping Powder - Nails Spa - Brows - Waxing - Facial - Lashes - Treatments

Semi Permanent Make-up

District 1 Salon
District 1 Salon

Book online: district1salon.book.app

Socials: @distrct1salon (Instagram) | @ District 1 Salon (Facebook)

Call: 07754 881150

27 St John's Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1SN

3. The Beerhouse

The Beerhouse pub is just two minutes’ walk from Bury train station.

The brewery tap for our own craft brewery, Brewshed, with keg and cask beers.

Beer garden with heated and lit beer huts and stretch tent.

Part of the local and proudly independent Gusto Pronto family. Open Monday-Sunday.

The Beerhouse
The Beerhouse


01284 766415


1 Tayfen Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 6BH

@burybeerhouse (Twitter) / @theburybeerhouse (Insta & Facebook)

4. The Cathedral Shop

The Cathedral Shop is on Angel Hill. We’ve got gifts, souvenirs, toys, jewellery, and greetings cards. We offer a selection of books on local interest and religion for all ages. Recordings of the Cathedral Choir on CD, together with other classical works, Priest's wafers and candles are on sale too!

St Edmundsbury Cathedral
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LS

01284 748732



5. The Market Cross

The Market Cross is a Performance and arts centre in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. Open as a cafe daily from 9am serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. We house live music performances, cuban salsa workshops and shows, salsa classes, art classes and more.

The space is always open to private hire! Come and visit us and see what’s on!

The Market Cross
The Market Cross

Market Cross, Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1BT

Website: www.themarketcross.uk

Instagram: the_marketcross

Call: 01284 749 806

6. The Sheesh

Family run restaurant serving delicious and authentic Turkish food.

The specialised chefs provide guests with an unforgettable taste of Turkey.

The range of food options each bursting with flavour are sure to satisfy even the most discerning of customers.

Open every day from 12-10pm. Catering and venue available for private events.

The Sheesh
The Sheesh

9 Risbygate Street, Bury, St. Edmunds IP33 3AA

Call Us : 01284 700002

E-mail: info@the-sheesh.co.uk

View Our Menu At www.the-sheesh.co.uk

7. Vino Gusto

Vino Gusto is a fiercely independent wine shop and tasting room, spread across three floors in the heart of Bury’s historic medieval grid.

Whether you’re looking to taste or browse, we’re about keeping wine fun, inclusive and delicious.

An outstanding range of wines, curated by passionate, knowledgeable and friendly people.

Open Wednesday-Sunday.

Vino Gusto
Vino Gusto


01284 771831


27 Hatter Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1NE

@vinogustouk (on all social)

8. Clear to Sea

Clear to Sea - a zero waste, refill shop, offering an extensive range of loosedried food.

Customers are encouraged to bring their own containers to avoid single use plastic!

A full selection of household cleaning liquids are available as refills too, as well as numerous cleaning tools and personal hygiene products that do not contain plastic.

This is a great shop to reduce your packaging and food waste to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Promoting Plastic Free July!

Clear To Sea
Clear To Sea


Instagram cleartosea_

St John’s House, St John’s St, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1SJ

9. Gavin Ashley

Established since 4th July 1978 and still an independent business, our experienced team offer a wide range of hairdressing services and use L’Oreal colour and Aveda, Olaplex and Kerastraight products

After 44 years in Churchgate Street, we are excited to be relocating soon to a town centre location, follow us on instagram for announcement.

Gavin Ashley
Gavin Ashley

28 Churchgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1RG

Phone 01284 754066


10. Shuffle Board Game Cafe

What’s in store at Suffolk’s first independent Board Game Cafe?

Something for Everyone with over 400 exciting games to discover and play!

A Passionate & Knowledgeable Team on hand to recommend and teach games!

Food & Drink Menu Full of Tasty Treats such as; Paninis, Salads & Snacks - Tea, Coffee & Cake - Soft Drinks & Smoothies - Beer, Cider, Wine & Cocktails

(Gluten & Dairy-Free Options Available!)

We're Open Midday until Late, so drop in or book your visit today for a fantastic day out with the family or an alternative evening out with friends!

Shuffle (57672621)
Shuffle (57672621)

Phone: 01284 701196

Email: hello@shufflecafe.co.uk

Insta: @shufflecafe

FB: /shufflecafeBSE

11. Sheridans Estate Agent

Sheridans are celebrating their 20th year of selling individual, high quality residential properties within the unique town of Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas.

We have an extensive marketing package with unrivalled local press coverage to help secure your sale.

The Sheridans team have a wealth of experience, who will provide you with a personal service from instruction to completion of the sale of your home.


01284 700018



19 Langton Place, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1NE

12. Lacy Scott & Knight

Lacy Scott & Knight is a firm of Chartered Surveyors with a history of over 150 years' experience in Suffolk.

We offer agency and professional services for all types of property in the region as well as being renowned Auctioneers with the knowledge and experience required to meet the high expectations of clients.

Lacy Scott & Knight
Lacy Scott & Knight

10 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3AA

Telephone 01284 748600


13. Mortimer & Gausden

We are Independent Estate Agents selling homes in and around Bury St. Edmunds.

We have a reputation for being fair and honest - as well as having local knowledge that’s second to none.

Established in 2008, we pride ourselves on our service and happily gain a large proportion of our business through recommendation.

Mortimer & Gausden
Mortimer & Gausden

Mortimer & Gausden Estate Agents

7 Langton Place Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1NE

Telephone 01284 755526

Website: mortimerandgausden.co.uk

14. Merrifields

Commercial Property Specialists Supporting Independent Business.

Merrifields specialise in the sale and letting of commercial shops, office, and business units in the area.

Please visit www.merrifields.co.uk or call 01284 700 700 if you are looking for new business space in the area.


63 Churchgate Street Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP33 1RH

Website: www.merrifields.co.uk

Call: 01284 700700

15. Ravenwood Hall

Ravenwood Hall has proudly stood as a family run hotel, restaurant and events venue for over 35 years.

Located just outside of Bury St Edmunds off J45 of the A14.

An expert team welcomes guests all year, treating them to the exquisite service, location and style; renowned to Ravenwood.

Ravenwood Hall
Ravenwood Hall

T : 01359 270345

E: enquiries@ravenwoodhall.co.uk

W: www.ravenwoodhall.co.uk